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INDEX: March 2013

Things are starting to thaw out around here. As we go to press, reports from the various industry trade shows give us reason to hope that the economy is thawing a bit, too.  Again, thanks to all our readers who stopped by to say hello. We have several in-depth features this issue. Our cover story celebrates the ingenuity of a Kentucky fabricator, just past his 10th anniversary in the business. Be sure to read our report on the best products on the market for worry-free sink installation.  Don’t miss the good advice and tips from our industry experts, and let us know when you like a story, or simply agree or disagree with the author.L.H

March 2013 Issue Articles 

Lens on Success, by Peter J. Marcucci

WerkMaster™ First to Offer 3-Year Warranty on Grinders, Sanders, Polishers, Edgers

It’s Raining Buckets!

Sports Quote of the Month

Fabricators Can Now Find Matching Stone for Projects with 

From the Publisher’s Pen

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston, PhD 

Park Introduces the Focus CNC Saw: Park Industries Legacy+ Digital Technology 

Quotable Quotes 

Florim USA Introduces “Jewel” Porcelain Stone-Look Tile 

Safety First – Humor Second 

Coverings 2013 Featured Speakers and Sessions 

In the Company of Angels, by Ida Mae Nowes 

MIA and Stone World Announce 2013 Stone Industry Education Dates 

Have You Seen This Bear?

Make Mine a Guinness 

Blarney Bling 

Decorative Concrete Takes Construction to a Whole New Level 

Stranger Things Have Happened 

The Polished Perspective – StonExpo 2013 Report, by Tom McNall 

Garen Distelhorst Earns Certified Association Executive Credential 

To Serve and Protect 

What Legacy Are You Leaving?  by Richard Pierce Thomas

The Beginning of My Apprenticeship in Stonework, by Joseph Conrad 

Goldfish Behind Glass,  by Aaron J. Crowley

Don’t Worry So Much About Advertising Grammar, by Sean McCool

Kiss Me, I’m Irish 

The Varmint County Chronicles, by “Boomer” Winfrey 

The Slippery Rock Classifieds

Neat Whisky – No Ice, Please

Why Bother with Stonecarving?  by Mark Saxe 

It’s Not Easy Being Green, by Sam Venable 

Don’t Forget the Sink! by Joel Davis 

Does Your Countertop Need Sunscreen?  by Frederick M. Hueston, PhD 


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